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In September Spiceworks Ziff Davis published findings in its annual 2023 State of IT report — exploring IT budget plans and tech trends to uncover areas of growth for tech vendors and empower buyers with data to inform strategies for navigating an uncertain market. Although 83% of businesses are concerned about a recession in 2023, B2B tech marketers can look forward to growth — 51% of organizations plan to increase IT budgets in 2023 vs. a narrow 6% that plan to reduce their spend. 

On this SMB Nation Podcast Harry Brelsford of SMB Nation sits down with Josh Liberman of Net Sciences Inc to discuss the industry.  During the podcast they cover, the National Society of IT service providers, The Physical and Cyber Convergence Forum, Exchange, ChannelCon and much more. 

Harry Brelsford of SMB Nation chats with Stefan Voss at the N-able Empower conference about Cove Data Protection.  Backup is essential, but it’s only the start. True data protection requires a cloud-first solution for today’s cloud-first world. With ransomware threats looming, you need more than cloud tacked onto the same-old image backup . 

Harry Brelsford of SMB Nation sits down with Rod Mathews, who was recently announced as Axcient’s President and Chief Executive Officer. Mathews brings almost 30 years of technology industry experience to Axcient and is a seasoned IT industry veteran with a deep understanding of the data protection space and the Managed Service Provider community.  Mathews mentioned he was excited to join the Axcient team and build on their track record of growth.  Watch the full interview and learn about Axcient’s plans for the future. 

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Malware has evolved into a booming business for cybercrime organizations.  With the latest evolution of Malware-as-a-Service (MaaS) which is a term use to describe the unlawful leasing of software and hardware for the purpose of conducting cyber -attacks.  Although,  MaSs typically targets low to medium vulnerabilities, ransomware is estimated to cost the world over $1bn yearly.

We never know for sure what lies ahead, however, one thing we know is that many do not plan for the future.  Harry Brelsford of SMB Nation sits down with Danny and David Brown of Twins Talk It Up about how leaders, business owners, members of the C suite, all have legacies that they are building for the next generation. During this episode they talk about great legacies, bad legacies, and five simple exercises you could do to help build your legacy when you think about the next generation.

Cyber Crime has had an 894% increase in brute force attacks on Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP)  servers during the pandemic.  These attackers have exploited remote login credentials, as many employees have worked from home as a necessity to do their job.  

As we head into fall Harry Brelsford of SMB Nation sits down with Ben Baker to find out what he is hearing, seeing, and predicting for the close of 2022.  Ben and Harry touch on the great resignation, what companies are currently doing with their funds, the recession and the potential opportunities it will bring and much more in this brief podcast.

With the 2022 Conference schedule in full swing, and 2023 just around the corner Harry Brelsford of SMB Nation sits down with John Hill of TechSage Solutions to discuss how the end of the conference season is wrapping up and what conferences you do not want to miss. 

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Harry Brelsford of SMB Nation sits down with Liongard at the IT Nation 2022 Conference.  Liongard gives MSPs an operational advantage that delivers both higher profits and an exceptional customer experience.  The Liongard software has been built by MSP veterans with the focus to eliminate error and reduce manual labor, in order to help MSP’s increase their bottom line.  Through visibility management and 70+ integrations, Liongard retrieves data from every environment you manage,  and brings you the data to fuel your workforce.  Listen as Harry, Joe, and Matt discuss data management, and how to use it to increase your bottom line. 

 

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